Community Calendar

Community Calendar is a free service.  Please submit your events or information in writing to or mail to WBRM, 147 N. Garden Street, Marion, NC 28752.  Please submit your information a week to 10 days ahead of the event. 

The West Marion Community Forum will be partnering with the MATCH program to host a free community health clinic on October 25th from 4 to 5:30 pm at Addie's Chapel UMC.  There will be free health screenings, free household cleaning supplies, the mobile Manna Food Truck, and more! Over fifteen community agencies will be on-site to provide valuable information and resources.

McDowell County SHIIP will be conducting Medicare 101 classes on October 15th & October 29th at the Senior Center.  There will be two classes offered each session 9am-11am or 1pm-3pm. To register call Dawna Ledbetter at 659-0825.

The American Red Cross, 39 N. Garden St., has changed the office hours to better serve the community.  Office hours are now 10AM to 2PM, Monday through Friday.

McDowell High Class of 1978 will hold a reunion this evening.  McDowell High Classes of 1976 through 1980 are also invited.  The reunion will be held at Marion Lake Club at Lake James.  Gather at 4pm, dinner at 5:30 and music starts at 6pm.  For more information call 828-442-1526

The McDowell County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications for a vacancy on the Planning Board. Applications are available in the Clerk to the Board’s office, and also online at Applications must be received by November 9th.

The Marion Branch Library will be hosting a booking signing by Julia Nunnally Duncan, Wednesday October 24th at 4:00 PM.  She will be discussing and signing her new release, “A Neighborhood Changes”